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SEC Approves Nasdaq Golden Leash Disclosure Rule

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved Nasdaq’s proposed Rule 5250(b)(3) regarding disclosure of so called golden leash arrangements. The Rule requires each listed company to publicly disclose the material terms of all agreements or arrangements between any director or nominee for director on the company’s board and any person or entity other than the company relating to […] Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2016

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Successful Two-Step Tender Offer has the Same Revlon Cleansing Effect as a Stockholder Vote

M&A The plaintiffs in In Re Volcano Corp. Stockholder Litigation were former public stockholders of a company that was acquired for $18 per share in an all-cash merger. Just five... Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2016

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Examples of Brexit Disclosures in SEC Filings

Public Companies and Securities As Broc Romanek noted on the TheCorporateCounsel.net, a number of SEC filings discussing Brexit have been made. I have noted some of the disclosures below, focusing on those that... Read more →

by   |   June 29, 2016

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SEC Proposes Rule Requiring Investment Advisers to Adopt Business Continuity and Transition Plans

Investment Advisers, Private Equity In its third rulemaking in two days without holding a meeting, the SEC proposed a new rule that would require registered investment advisers to adopt and implement written... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2016